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The mining industry will receive a major boost after the government agreed to start an energy generating company outside of Eskom as the state owned company’s operational problems threatened the economy. Minerals and Energy Minister […]

How MFS Africa is connecting the continent

For our sister publication African Independent‘s groundbreaking Women in Africa edition in Women’s Month this past August, we honed in on MFS Africa, a digitised financial services provider, built on a team of talented women leaders. Here’s […]

Business lessons from 2019 that can help you thrive in 2020

Last year was a tough year for South Africans, but challenges often build resilience and confidence, particularly for business entrepreneurs, believes David Seinker, CEO and founder of co-working space company, The Business Exchange (TBE). We’re […]

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Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: the app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and timesaving shortcuts that aren’t obvious, but […]

Johannesburg Business School’s modes of learning are not just business as usual

Founded in 2017, the Johannesburg Business School (JBS) at the University of Johannesburg was one of the last business schools established at a leading tertiary institution in South Africa. To date, it has cemented itself […]

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Need to a apologise? Do this to make it a successful one.

Repent expensively. This is the take-home message from a three-part study in the U.S. and Japan on how apologies from organisations are perceived. “Apologies that are costly for the apologising organisation are deemed to be more genuine,” found […]

Nominations now open for Fast Company SA’s Most Innovative Companies Awards

Nominations for the inaugural Fast Company Most Innovative Companies Awards have officially opened. Since 2008, Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies edition has been the definitive source for recognising the organisations that are transforming industries and […]

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Cool-looking shoes garner most of the attention when it comes to sneaker innovation, but Nike has nabbed Fast Company USA’s 2019 Design Company of the Year award for something else: A savvy retail strategy that […]

Top online retail trends to look out for in 2020

Consumer demands for a frictionless, personalised experience which caters to their lifestyle needs are becoming ever more pressing. The result is retail trends in 2020 that will focus on creating a customised experience that supports […]

The Digital Edge: In talks with GetSmarter co-founder Sam Paddock

Sam Paddock is one of South Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs. A few years ago, while in his thirties, he concluded a deal to sell his business, GetSmarter, for a telephone-book-sized number. Today, he not only […]

Did you know? Your entrepreneurial strengths might be hindering your investment success

Certain qualities of highly successful entrepreneurs that fuel the growth of businesses could sometimes be the same characteristics that stunt long-term wealth creation and preservation, outside of the entrepreneurial venture.  Insiders at Stonehage Fleming Investment […]

Common mistakes SA retailers make on Black Friday

It’s almost that time of the year where Black Friday hysteria hits retailers across the globe. While South Africa has only recently picked up on the trend, it is growing exponentially, and online and retail […]

5 practical ways to make money online without spending any cash

The internet has democratised business. Instead of needing thousands or millions of rands to open up a retail store, anyone with a computer and a little technical know-how, can start an online business (and make […]

Travelling for business may be bad for your mental health

The prospect of going on a business trip is exciting and glamorous, and more than half of local travellers believe travelling for business has no impact on their health. However, statistics tell a different story: […]

Learning through experience with Johannesburg Business School

Technological change in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is transforming the global business landscape on an unprecedented scale. Increased competition, shifting customer preferences, the globalisation of markets, and changing demographic trends are drastically altering how companies […]

Oldest incubator in Africa turns 20

The Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative (CiTi), the oldest incubator in Africa, has recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Founded in 1999 by a group of civic activists, with the aim of building a future-fit, inclusive society through […]

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